Lecturer in Sociology

Egham, United Kingdom
£44,283 to £52,430 per annum - including London Allowance
03 Nov 2021
End of advertisement period
21 Nov 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time

Department of Law and Criminology

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £44,283 to £52,430 per annum - including London Allowance Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 21 November 2021
Reference:  1121-437

Full Time, Permanent 

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Sociology in the Department of Law and Criminology.  

The Department of Law and Criminology is part of the School of Law and Social Sciences, alongside the Departments of Economics, Politics, International Relations and Philosophy, and Social Work. We are forward thinking, multidisciplinary and research active. We offer undergraduate programmes in Law, Criminology & Psychology and Criminology & Sociology, together with Masters programmes in Forensic Psychology, Consumption, Culture & Marketing, Policing and Criminal Justice and Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism Studies. We are also home to an energetic postgraduate research student community.   

We seek an outstanding teacher and researcher to join our dynamic and multidisciplinary team and we wish to add to our research priorities in alignment with the College’s research catalysts which are currently Living Sustainably, Transformative Digital Technologies, Security and Society and Digital Futures in the Creative and Cultural Industries. Preference is likely to be given to candidates who have secured or are looking to secure research funding. 

This post includes teaching undergraduate core subjects in Sociology.  We are interested in candidates with teaching expertise in any core subject in this field although we are keen to develop our teaching portfolio in the sociology of disruption and/or protest. In addition, the ability to contribute to both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including the supervision of doctoral students and the development of specialist options to reflect specific areas of expertise, is sought. Applicants should possess the broad range of skills needed to teach effectively and as well as core teaching within our existing programmes should be able to contribute to and develop our teaching portfolio. We also expect academic leadership and an effective contribution to programme or department administration or projects improving the student experience. 

The posts is available from January 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter and are based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

We offer a vibrant and supportive environment, in an internationally recognised and multidisciplinary academic group. We have a strong research culture and good links with legal and Criminal Justice agencies and the NHS, as well as government and charitable organisations. Further information on the School and the Department can be found at:

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: 

Please quote the reference: 1121-437

Closing Date: Midnight, 21st November 2021 

Interview Date: Interviews will take place across the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 10th and 14th December

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